GENETICS OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS

Nature paper adds further evidence for a causative role of postsynaptic genes in autism spectrum disorders.

This study has found potentially causative mutations in the two genes that our laboratory is working on: SYNGAP1 and SHANK2.

Link to article.

NEUROSCIENCE JOURNAL CLUB SEASON STARTS

A Neuroscience Journal Club season has been organised between several research groups from the IIB Sant Pau. These talks will take place on the last Friday of each month.

The complete calendar for the 14/15 academic year can be viewed here.